Previous News from 2003 ~ 2015


2015

Kew Gardens Photos
December 2015

Photos from the Kew Christmas Lights.

 
Canada Photos
August 2015

Two weeks travelling in Canada, see more photos on my flickr site.

 
Tour de France Photos
July 2015

Photos from the finish of the Tour de France.

 
London Photos
January 2015

Update to photos of London.

 
2014

Lens
October 2014

Completed a one week training course in Optical System Design using Zemax.

 
Paris
August 2014

Photos from a trip to Paris.

 
Kennet And Avon Canal
June 2014

Photos from a holiday on the Kennet And Avon Canal.

 
Machine Learning Course Completion
June 2014

Attained 100% in the on-line course Machine Learning through Coursera (Stanford University).

 
Flickr Collections
May 2014

My Flickr Account reaches 100,000 views.

 
Mapping gigahertz vibrations in a plasmonic-phononic crystal
May 2014

Mapping gigahertz vibrations in a plasmonic-phononic crystal
Selected for inclusion in the exclusive 'Highlights of 2013' collection of New Journal of Physics.

 
Royal Academy of Engineering Professional Development Award
March 2014

Attain a Professional Development Award from the Royal Academy of Engineering.

 
2013

Computational characterization of reflectance confocal microscopy features reveals potential for automated photoageing assessment
July 2013

Computational characterization of reflectance confocal microscopy features reveals potential for automated photoageing assessment
Published in Experimental Dermatology.

 
A modular design of low-background bioassays based on a high-affinity molecular pair barstar:barnase
March 2013

A modular design of low-background bioassays based on a high-affinity molecular pair barstar:barnase
Published in PROTEOMICS.

 
Mapping gigahertz vibrations in a plasmonic-phononic crystal
February 2013

Mapping gigahertz vibrations in a plasmonic-phononic crystal
Published in New Journal of Physics.

 
2012

Sulphur Mountain, Banff
December 2012

A week travelling in Canada, see more photos on my flickr site.

 
Madrid Palacio Real
August 2012

Photos from a holiday in Madrid.

 
North Queensland travel Page
April 2012

A week's holiday in Cairns.

 
Flickr Collections
March 2012 My Flickr Account reaches 50,000 views.

 
2011

Scar tissue classification using nonlinear optical microscopy and discriminant analysis
November 2011

Scar tissue classification using nonlinear optical microscopy and discriminant analysis
Published in the Journal of Biophotonics.

 
Real-time imaging of acoustic rectification
November 2011

Real-time imaging of acoustic rectification
Published in Applied Physics Letters.

 
Characterization of optical properties of ZnO nanoparticles for quantitative imaging of transdermal transport
November 2011

Characterization of optical properties of ZnO nanoparticles for quantitative imaging of transdermal transport
Published in Biomedical Optics Express.

 
Buhler Sortex
September 2011

Start work as a Research Engineer at Buhler Sortex.

 
Ultrafast Vibrations of Gold Nanorings
August 2011

Ultrafast Vibrations of Gold Nanorings
Published in Nano Letters.

 
Research Page link
August 2011

Update: Research page.

 
Photo Page link
August 2011

Update: photo page.

 
Pharmacological Characterization of a Recombinant, Fluorescent Somatostatin Receptor Agonist
August 2011

Pharmacological Characterization of a Recombinant, Fluorescent Somatostatin Receptor Agonist
Published in Bioconjugate Chemistry.

 
Retroemission by lens arrays for high intensity, high contrast imaging of upconverting phosphors
August 2011

Retroemission by lens arrays for high intensity, high contrast imaging of upconverting phosphors
Published in Optics Letters.

 
Barstar:barnase - a versatile platform for colloidal diamond bioconjugation
January 2011

Barstar:barnase - a versatile platform for colloidal diamond bioconjugation
Published in Journal of Materials Chemistry.

 
2010

Non-specific cellular uptake of surface-functionalized quantum dots
December 2010

Non-specific cellular uptake of surface-functionalized quantum dots
Included as a brief abstract in Topics in Particle and Dispersion Science.

 
New Zealand Page
November 2010

Three weeks travelling around New Zealand.

 
Non-specific cellular uptake of surface-functionalized quantum dots
June 2010

Non-specific cellular uptake of surface-functionalized quantum dots
Published in Nanotechnology.

 
Optical generation of surface acoustic waves guided at the linear boundary between two thin films
February 2010

Optical generation of surface acoustic waves guided at the linear boundary between two thin films
Published in Journal of Applied Physics.

 
2009

Vibrations of microspheres probed with ultrashort optical pulses
November 2009

Vibrations of microspheres probed with ultrashort optical pulses
Published in Optics Letters.

 
Tasmania Travel Page
November 2009

A week travelling around Tasmania.

 
New Zealand Travel Page
May 2009

A week travelling around the North Island of New Zealand.

 
University of Queensland Presentation
April 2009

Nano plasmonic and phononic interactions Presentation given at the University of Queensland.

 
Australia
March 2009

Update: Australia travel pages.

 
2008

Australia
November 2008

I start work as a Post Doc in the Optical Biomedical Imaging and Sensing Group at Macquarie University.

 
Korea
August 2008

A month travelling around Japan and South Korea.

 
Shikoku
May 2008

A week travelling around the more rural Japanese island of Shikoku, see more photos on my flickr website.

 
Nihongo Presentation
January 2008

Give a talk on The Japanese Seasons as part of my Japanese communication course.

 
2007

Kyushu
November 2007

A weeks holiday in the Kansai region of Japan, see more photos on my flickr website.

 
Fuji Dawn
September 2007

See photos from my Mt Fuji trip.

 
SSDM Presentation
September 2007

Gave an invited talk at the Solid State Devices and Materials conference on Plasmonic Crystals and Nanophotonics Sensing Devices.

 
Phonons07
July 2007

Vibrational Properties of Gold Nanorings
Presented at Phonon Scattering in Condensed Matter
Paris, France.

 
Topology Symposium
May 2007

Topological Study of Gold Nanorings
Presented at the International Symposium on "Topology and Singularity in Optical Physics"
Sapporo, Japan.

 
Tohoku
April 2007

For the Japanese Golden Week I travelled some of the Tohoku region, see more photos on my flickr website.

 
Plasmon Exciton paper
January 2007

Strong Coupling between Localized Plasmons and Organic Excitons in Metal Nanovoids, Selected to appear in Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science and Technology.

 
2006

Mie plasmon diffraction paper
December 2006

Mie plasmon enhanced diffraction of light from nanoporous metal surfaces,
Published in Optics Express.

 
Localized and delocalized plasmons paper
December 2006

Localized and delocalized plasmons in metallic nanovoids,
Selected to appear in Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science and Technology.

 
COE 2006
December 2006

Oscillations of Gold Nanorings
Presented at the Center of Excellence Topological Science Open Day
Sapporo, Japan.

 
Localized and delocalized plasmons paper
December 2006

Localized and delocalized plasmons in metallic nanovoids,
Published in Physical Review B.

 
Plasmon Exciton paper
December 2006

Strong Coupling between Localized Plasmons and Organic Excitons in Metal Nanovoids,
Published in Physical Review Letters.

 
Quantum Matter Physics Group
August 2006

I start work as a Post Doc in the Research Group of Quantum Matter Physics at Hokkaido University.

 
Plasmon coupling theory paper
March 2006

Strong coupling of light to flat metals via a buried nanovoid lattice: the interplay of localized and free plasmons,
Published in Optics Express.

 
World Trip
February 2006

I head off on my Round the World Trip.

 
Thesis
February 2006

I finally become Dr Kelf. Get a copy of my thesis.

 
Whispering Gallery Paper
January 2006

Whispering Gallery Mode Emission at Telecommunications-Window Wavelengths Using PbSe Nanocrystals Attached to Photonic Beads,
Published in Semiconductor Science And Technology.

 
2005

Angle Resolved SERS
November 2005

Angle-Resolved Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering on Metallic Nanostructured Plasmonic Crystals, Pubished in Nano Letters.

 
Sculpted Substrates for SERS
October 2005

Sculpted substrates for SERS,
Published in Faraday Discussions.

 
Plasmonic bandgaps paper
September 2005

Plasmonic bandgaps and Trapped Photons on Nanostructured Metal Surfaces,
Selected to appear in Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science and Technology.

 
Optics of Excitons in Confined Systems
September 2005

Strong Coupling in Plasmonic Systems
Presented at Optics of Excitons in Confined Systems
Southampton, United Kingdom.

 
Plasmonic bandgaps paper
September 2005

Plasmonic bandgaps and Trapped Photons on Nanostructured Metal Surfaces,
Published in Physical Review Letters.

 
Electrochemical SERS
August 2005

Electrochemical SERS at a structured gold surface
Published in Electrochemistry Communications.

 
CLEO
June 2005

Plasmon Mixing in Nano-cavities
Presented at the Conference on Lasers and Electro-optics, Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (CLEO / QELS), Baltimore, America.

 
Micro and Nanotechnology conference
June 2005

Anisotropic surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) on nanostructured plasmonic crystals
Presented at the Micro and Nanotechnology 2005 International Conference
London, United Kingdom.

 
Surface Plasmon Photonics 2
May 2005

Plasmon Mixing
Presented at Surface Plasmon Photonics 2
Graz, Austria.

 
Physics 2005
April 2005

Ray Optics in Nanostructured Mirrors: Wave or Particle?
Presented at Physics 2005 - A Century After Einstein
Warwick, United Kingdom.

 
Wetting paper
January 2005

Wetting of Regularly Structured Gold Surfaces
Published in Langmuir.

 
Klarite
January 2005

Mesophotonics use SERS technology in Klarite Raman enhancing substrate.

 
2004

Semiconductor Nanostructures
October 2004

Chameleon Metals - Optical Response of Nano-Structured Metallic Surfaces
Presented at EQUONT-3: Quantum Technology and Optical Processes in Semiconductor Nanostructures
Cambridge, United Kingdom.

 
Quantum Electronics and Photonics
September 2004

Light-Matter Interactions on Nano-Structured Metal Surfaces
Presented at Quantum Electronics and Photonics-16
Glasgow, United Kingdom.

 
Optical microcavity paper
July 2004

Tunable Resonant Optical Microcavities by Self-Assembled Templating
Published in Optics Letters.

 
Dielectrics at Meso and Nano Scales
May 2004

Interaction of Light on Nano-Structured Metals
Presented at Dielectrics at Meso and Nano Scales
Canterbury, United Kingdom.

 
PREP
April 2004

Light Matter Interactions on Nano-Structured Metallic Surfaces
Presented at the Postgraduate Research in Electronics, Photonics, Communications and Software Conference, University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom.

 
Condensed Matter and Materials Physics Conference
April 2004

Whispering Gallery Modes of Quantum Dot Spheres
Presented at the Condensed Matter and Materials Physics Conference
Warwick, United Kingdom.

 
2003

Nanomaterials and Nanomanufacturing
November 2003

Electric Fields above Nano-Structured Surfaces
Presented at the Nanomaterials and Nanomanufacturing International Conference
London, United Kingdom.

 
Faraday Discussion 125
August 2003

Investigating Nano-structured Materials
Presented at the Faraday Discussion 125: Nanoparticle Assemblies
Liverpool, United Kingdom.

 
 
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